RT News - May 26, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

A key Bahraini human rights activist gives his first English language interview to RT just a day after being released from prison. He vows to continue his fight against political oppression in his country, saying the tension between the Monarchy and the opposition is getting worse; A 'Political earthquake' strikes the EU, as parties calling to breakaway from Brussels are victorious in European elections in some of the bloc's most influential nations; A sweet deal for Ukraine - partial results suggest a win for chocolate magnat Pyotr Poroshenko in the country's presidential elections. That's as the ballot was boycotted by much of the restive east; And going off the rails - We investigate why thrill seekers risk their lives surfing Russia's trains.